Information for Students

  • Admission
  • Recognition
  • Scholarships
  • Student Organizations
  • Study Abroad

Admission to the Kelce College of Business

Students desiring admission into the Kelce College of Business must meet the following admission requirements in addition to those of the university.  The Kelce College of Business will admit students who meet the following requirements:

Students desiring admission into the Kelce College of Business must meet the following requirements: 

  • Complete 30 semester hours applicable to the degree.
  • Achieve at least a 2.25 overall cumulative grade point average for Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing majors.
  • Achieve at least a 2.50 overall cumulative grade point average for Accounting and CIS majors. 

Complete the following courses with a grade no lower than a C

  • English Composition, ENGL 101 or Honors English composition, ENGL 140– 3 hours
  • Introduction to Research Writing, ENGL 299 or Honors English Composition, ENGL 190 – 3 hours
  • Speech Communications, COMM 207 – 3 hours
  • Elementary Statistics, MATH 143 – 3 hours
  • Computer Information Systems, CIS 130 – 3 hours
  • College Algebra, MATH 110, 113 or higher level Math- 3 hours
  • Financial Accounting, ACCTG 201 – 3 hours

Student Recognition

At Kelce College of Business, students are encouraged to be engaged in the learning process and their future careers in business. In addition to awards based on high quality classroom work, we recognize students who show innovative thinking and get involved, leaving behind a memorable impact on the college, student organizations, and the community. Here you will find the best and brightest students at Kelce and get a glimpse at what they are doing to improve their educational experience at Pittsburg State University.

Annual Awards Ceremony

Each spring, Kelce College of Business hosted its annual awards ceremony where students are awarded for their academic achievement and success.

Past Award Ceremonies

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.


Scholarship Information

All current and prospective students may apply for scholarships on-line at the PSU Office of Student Financial Assistance. Completed applications are due by February 1 each year. Learn more.

Click on the links below to learn about scholarships in the following degree program areas.


Business Administration

Computer Information Systems

Economics, Finance and Banking

Management and Marketing

Kelce College of Business

Kelce Undergraduate School of Business

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship opportunities may be available within the college, in each department, or university-wide. Graduate Assistantships are limited and granted on a competitive basis. To apply for a GA position in Kelce, check for vacancies at Gorillas4Hire.

Student Organizations

The Kelce College of Business has many opportunities for students to participate in student run organizations and extra curricular activities. There are several organizations designed to get students involved and allow them put their classroom knowledge to effective use while gaining experience in the process.

Study Abroad

To prepare for today’s global marketplace, all majors in the Kelce College of Business are encouraged to participate in one of the many Study Abroad opportunities available through our relationships with other institutions of higher learning around the world. Study Abroad programs can be pursued anytime during a program of study and can be relatively short or long in duration. Students should visit with their advisor about how to best incorporate an international experience into their individual plans.

Several programs led by Kelce faculty members are offered each summer. These programs are available to all Pittsburg State University students but are specifically designed to enhance the business curriculum. For more information about these programs, please see the brochures below or contact the faculty sponsor:

In addition to the programs offered through the Kelce College, a large number of Study Abroad and international travel programs are available through the university. Information is provided below about some of the opportunities that are most appropriate for each business major.

For more information about any of these programs or any other opportunities, please contact International Programs and Services located in 118 Whitesitt Hall.